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Wed 10 Mar 2021

  • Ara’s Pride Week Profile Boosted By Ara Staff Involvement In Transgender Film Funding
    As New Zealand launches into Pride Week 2021, Grae Meek is busy at her day job but she’s also launching into pre-production for her first short film - appropriately enough, a story about a transgender woman returning home for a potentially tense ...
    Links: Scoop
  • Teen Wolf’s Tyler Posey explains why he’s no longer sober
    During a recent interview, Teen Wolf’s Tyler Posey shared an update on his sobriety and reflected on speaking out about his sexuality...
    Links: Stuff
  • “My Experience of Being a Queer Chinese Immigrant in New Zealand”
    Links: Express
  • New Kiwi Transgender Drama ‘Rūrangi’ to Air on Hulu in USA
    Links: Express
  • Our Guide to Wellington Pride
    Links: Express
  • Tauranga Pride Sign Vandalised by Religious Extremists
    Links: Express

Tue 10 Mar 2020

  • Pixar's 'Onward' banned by Middle East countries for referencing same-sex couple
    Four Middle East countries have banned the flick for referencing lesbian parents...
    Links: Stuff
  • Victim of Attack Following Wellington Pride Satisfied with Police Response –...
    Links: Express

Sun 10 Mar 2019

  • Launch of the Wellington Pride Festival 2019 (Thistle Hall)
    Audio from the launch of Wellington Pride Festival 2019
    Features: Bella Simpson, Des Smith, Drew Hadwen, Greig Wilson, Jesse Porter, John Jolliff, Justin Lester, Kevin Haunui, Steven Sue, Tiwhanawhana
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Marvel: 'the world is ready' for a gay superhero
    A Marvel Studios executive has said she believes the time is right for a queer superheroandnbsp;in the Marvel Cinematic Universe...
    Links: Stuff

Sat 10 Mar 2018

  • Opening of Wellington International Pride Parade (2018) (Tennyson Street)
    Audio from the opening of the Wellington International Pride Parade (2018)
    Features: Gareth Farr, Georgina Beyer, Grant Robertson, Jan Logie, Jaye Glam Morgan, Justin Lester, Lady Tranise Bonet, Louisa Wall, Spanky Jackson, Tee Wineera
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Wellington International Pride Parade 2018 (Wellington)
    Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade 2018
    Features: Adeline S. Greig, Ahi Wi-Hongi, Ariana Tikao, Caleb Gordon, Chelsea O'Reilly, Chris Bensemann, Christian Jones, Gareth Farr, Garth Bloomfield, Grant Robertson, Jan Logie, Jim Waters, Joe Kearns, Justin Lester, Maggie Shippam, Nicola Willis, Pamela Hancock, Paul Eagle, Roger Swanson, Spanky Jackson, Tania Beckett, Taupuruariki Brightwell, Tracey Thompson, Valerie Love
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • The Wellington International Pride Parade takes place (Wellington, New Zealand)
    The parade begins at 7pm in Tennyson Street, moves into Cambridge Terrace, then through Courtenay Place until turning at Taranaki Street towards the waterfront.
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • 'I am profoundly unsettled': inside the hidden world of gay conversion therapy
    It's been 25 years since I realised I was gay, and for the first time in as long as I can remember, I'm questioning why...
    Links: Stuff
  • No more secrets: Peter Wells opens up about his sexuality and his uncertain future
    When the good-looking doctor poked his head into a room on the sixth floor of Auckland Hospital, I stood up to leave...
    Links: Stuff

Fri 10 Mar 2017

  • NZAF: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
    Links: Express
  • Registrations have opened for InsideOUT’s annual Shifthui.
    Links: Express
  • Adrift on the Ship of Fools
    New Zealand's conservative Christian lobby groups are relatively silent, but it's highly probable that this won't last...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Oklahoma shooting highlights need for law change
    An LGBTI equality centre in the US has been gunned down, luckily while no one was inside...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Church and LGBTI mental health
    A London based research organisation has made a link between Christian churches and the reduction of mental health and quality of life for people of diverse sexualities, stating “beyond reasonable doubt, that it is the Church and local churches who are fuelling” the negativity within society at the detriment to those of minority sexualities...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 10 Mar 2016

  • From Bisexual to Skoliosexual - Proud 2016 (University of Otago Wellington School of Medicine)
    Audio from the workshop: From Bisexual to Skoliosexual
    Features: Bella Simpson, Melissa Gibson
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • LGBTI* health plenary - Proud 2016 (University of Otago Wellington School of Medicine)
    Audio from the LGBTI* health plenary - Proud 2016.
    Features: Elizabeth Kerekere, Jack Trolove, Mani Bruce Mitchell
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Love Life Fono 6 - Proud 2016 (University of Otago Wellington School of Medicine)
    Audio from the workshop reporting on Love Life Fono 6.
    Features: Tanu Gago, Tim Baice
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Pacific Health and Spirituality - Proud 2016 (University of Otago Wellington School of Medicine)
    Audio from the workshop: Pacific Health and Spirituality.
    Features: Elizabeth Taylor, Gigi Baxter, Isikeli Vulavou, Joey Siosaia Joleen Mataele, Ken Moala, Sulique Waqa
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Speaking Out Proud - Proud 2016 (University of Otago Wellington School of Medicine)
    Audio from the plenary session: Speaking Out Proud
    Features: Bella Simpson, David Seymour, Denis O'Rourke, Eliana Rubashkyn, Elizabeth Kerekere, Jack Byrne, Jackie Blue, Joey Macdonald, Kevin Hague, Louisa Wall, Sally Dellow, Sandra Dickson
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Surviving and Thriving as an Activist - Proud 2016 (University of Otago Wellington School of Medicine)
    Audio from the workshop: Surviving and Thriving as an Activist.
    Features: Mani Bruce Mitchell, Tommy Hamilton
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Youth and Womens hui report backs - Proud 2016 (University of Otago Wellington School of Medicine)
    Report backs from the youth pre-conference hui and the womens pre-conference hui, followed by Ros Noonan.
    Features: Alex Ker, Bella Simpson, Mani Bruce Mitchell, Rawa Karetai, Rosslyn Noonan, Sara Fraser
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Review: The Offensive Nipple Show at the Basement Theatre
    Links: Express
  • Indonesian LGBTI groups prepare evacuation plans
    LGBTI groups in Indonesia have had to set up safe houses and hotlines as the situation in the country intensifies for the community...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Logie calls for independent investigation
    Green MP Jan Logie, who has been a tireless advocate within Parliament for the rights of trans prisoners, says the most recent allegations of sexual assault need to be independently investigated...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Police investigating prison sexual assualt
    Police have confirmed they are currently investigating the alleged sexual assault of a trans inmate at the Whanganui Men’s Prison...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Prison Director: "no substance to the allegations”
    The Prison Director of Whanganui Men’s Prison has responded to sexual assault allegations made by a trans prisoner against his staff at the facility and says that an internal investigation has “found no substance to the allegations”...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Proud conference 1st day showcases diversity
    Festival co-organiser Mani Mitchell says the first day of the heath and human rights Proud Conference in Wellington built on the thoughts shared by the Executive Director of ILGA, Renalto Sabbadini, during last night’s powhiri...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Trans prisoner allegedly raped by staff
    A transgender woman has allegedly been raped by two Corrections Officers at Whanganui Men’s Prison...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 10 Mar 2015

  • Anti Marriage Equality Advert Aired During Mardi Gras Condemned
    Links: Express
  • Comedy Festival Profile: Chris Parker!
    Links: Express
  • Mardi Gras Parade 2015
    Links: Express
  • Meet LYC’s New Digital Social Marketing Co Ordinator
    Links: Express
  • UK Report: 1 in 5 Gay Teens Subject to Discrimination From...
    Links: Express
  • Murder accused remanded in custody
    Beauen Wallace-Loretz Murder-accused Beauen Wallace-Loretz has been remanded in custody after skipping the electronically-monitored bail imposed on him after he was charged with murdering gay man Ihiaia Gillman-Harris in an Epsom motel...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Reaching out widely to build communities
    David Kilmnick While New York is almost on the other side of the world from New Zealand the issues faced by young glbti people and the groups serving them are quite similar, says the boss of a major Long Island gay youth organisation...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Youth delegate to attend NY conference
    In the wake of the NXT 15 youth conference held during the Auckland Pride Festival a delegate to the conference is to be chosen to attend a youth conference in New York...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 10 Mar 2014

  • "Keep using condoms" the clear message
    The NZAF and the Gay Men’s Sexual Health research group are advising caution over the latest results from a study into the risks of transmission where one partner is HIV positive, and taking effective HIV treatment...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • "Keep using condoms" the clear message
    The NZAF and the Gay Men’s Sexual Health research group are advising caution over the latest results from a study into the risks of transmission where one partner is HIV positive, and taking effective HIV treatment...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Armed attackers disrupt Moscow rally
    Some of the equality marchers in Moscow Lesbian and gay protesters have been pelted with eggs during a Moscow protest rally promoting equal rights for Russian women and gays...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • High drama as MasterChef exes dumped
    Elizabeth Marshall and Jenn Clark The emotional ride of Wellington exes Jenn Clark and Elizabeth Marshall has screeched to a halt with the pair becoming the eighth to leave the MasterChef New Zealand kitchen...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Tony Milne selected as Labour candidate
    Tony Milne Gay man and community advocate Tony Milne has been selected as Labour’s candidate for Christchurch Central...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sun 10 Mar 2013

  • Are they being watched over?
    In the wake of the suicide of Corporal Douglas “Dougie” Hughes the Prime Minister has expressed confidence in the Defence Force’s policies and procedures for GLBT staff...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Lynda Topp gets hitched at foot of Southern Alps
    Lynda Topp has reportedly wed partner Donna Luxton at their home in the foothills of the Southern Alps, in a ceremony being kept a closely guarded secret until details are revealed in a women’s magazine...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Solicitor-General asked to order Hughes inquest
    Corporal Douglas "Dougie" Hughes The mother of Corporal Douglas Hughes has written to the Solicitor-General formally requesting an inquest into his death...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 10 Mar 2012

  • Robinson funeral will be held Tuesday morning
    Harold Robinson The funeral of colourful gay Auckland personality Harold Robinson has been confirmed for this Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 10 Mar 2011

  • Busy introduction to Manila for Mr Gay NZ
    Aaron Comis Mr Gay NZ Aaron Comis is acclimatising in Manila, ahead of his bid to strip the title of Mr Gay World from the competition...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Festival featuring Grace Jones cancelled
    The many gay fans of music icon Grace Jones will be incredibly disappointed at the news the Grassroots Festival, where she was to feature, has been cancelled...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Insults will make gay player “more psyched"
    Footballer Anton Hysen First a British rugby captain, then an England cricketer, now an elite Swedish footballer has come out...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF quits Chch building, but services restored
    The NZ AIDS Foundation has terminated the lease on its earthquake-damaged inner-city Christchurch building and is now searching for new premises...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Relationships
    How do you talk about building healthy relationships without sounding trite? There are more than enough opinions floating around, and not much new to say...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Ruction, resignation, revitalisation at GenderBridge
    An almost entirely changed GenderBridge board is now running the organisation, following a bitter ructions and a glut of resignations...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The HIV surge: Why is it happening?
    Figures released last week indicate a continuing surge in HIV infections and diagnoses amoingst gay and bi men in 2010...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The HIV surge: Why is it happening?
    Figures released last week indicate a continuing surge in HIV infections and diagnoses amoingst gay and bi men in 2010...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Wed 10 Mar 2010

  • Madam Mary profile (Wellington)
    Madam Mary talks about the sex industry and being bendy
    Features: Madam Mary
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Anti-gay rights senator now admits he is gay
    A California state senator who has consistently voted against gay equality initiatives has been forced to admit that he is himself gay...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • GenderBridge group needs new coordinator
    One of New Zealand's foremost transgender support and information networks needs a new part-time coordinator to take the organisation to the next level...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Will s gay
    The actor who played one of TV's gayest characters has finally come out publically, telling US gay magazine The Advocate "I was never in...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Tue 10 Mar 2009

  • Gay doctor admits AIDS drug scam
    A gay doctor in Los Angeles has admitted to scamming a government health funder and private health insurers of thousands of dollars in an AIDS-related billing scam...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • NZAF opens new Waikato office
    A NZAF office will be officially opened this Friday in a central Hamilton location which the Foundation says will make access to its services easier for its clients and those wishing to be tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • OUTLine gives away Topp Twin film tickets
    LGBT support network OUTLineNZ is giving away 2-for1 passes to see the new Topp Twins movie...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Rare NZ Blue Ducks in UK are gay
    A UK-based breeding programme for the rare New Zealand Blue Duck has gone wrong – two of the three ducks living in West Sussex are male, and have coupled up...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 10 Mar 2008

  • AKL: New location for Flirt women's night
    Auckland's long-running women's only clubbing night is moving to a new venue, just a few doors down on Karangahape Road...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Buffy and Bimbo invade America with Kiwi cuisine
    Buffy all cooked outside on the BBQ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The L Word's final TV episodes confirmed
    Popular lesbian TV drama The L Word is set to end with a sixth season of eight episodes, targeted to go into production late this year for an early 2009 premiere in the US...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • WGN: Imerst re-opening delayed until spring
    The new lease-holder of Wellington's only gay nightclub insists the venue will reopen with a new look and new energy - but unfortunately there's still some months to wait...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Sat 10 Mar 2007

  • The 22nd Gay and Lesbian Fair takes place at Newtown School (Wellington, New Zealand)
    This year the fair was organised by Rainbow Wellington - formerly the Gay Association of Professionals (GAP).
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 10 Mar 2006

  • Hero Parade wanted for 2007
    Auckland's annual glbt pride festival Hero has wrapped up for another year, and organisers say they're pleased with the turnout and variety of events...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • How could my otherwise intelligent friend get HIV?
    Byron of Auckland writes: A close friend has just been diagnosed HIV positive...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • New HIV infections surge even higher
    Official statement NZ AIDS Foundation March 2006 HIV diagnoses among men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM) in New Zealand have hit an all time high, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation reported today...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Wellington's "Fair For A Fair Law" turns 21
    Wellington's Gay and Lesbian Fair started as an awareness-raising exercise during homosexual law reform in 1986, and has grown into a well-attended and permanent fixture on the city's calendar...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Thu 10 Mar 2005

  • Editorial: Election year's 1st gay victims and a surprising accuser
    The opening shots have been fired and the first individual target is stunned but still standing...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • GayNZ.com contributor: "Allegations false"
    GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • More Peron falsehoods from Peters
    The Winston Peters smear campaign against GayNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • Peron Under Siege
    It sounds like something out of your worst nightmare...
    Links: GayNZ.com
  • The Peron Interview
    GAYNZ...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Mon 10 Mar 2003

  • Queer Nation's Kelly Rice
    Kelly Rice Kelly Rice is one of the new presenters of TV2's gay lifestyle programme Queer Nation, but she's been a fixture of the Auckland GLBT scene for some time...
    Links: GayNZ.com

Fri 10 Mar 1995

  • Christina Sunley - AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995) (San Francisco)
    Christina Sunley from the NAMES Project in San Francisco gives a keynote presentation
    Features: Christina Sunley
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • HIV prevention and youth - AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995) (San Francisco)
    A keynote presentation on HIV prevention and youth
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • International Quilt projects - AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995) (San Francisco)
    Representatives from Canada, Zambia, and Japan make presentations to the conference
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Model school display programmes - AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995) (San Francisco)
    A presentation on school display programmes in Australia, Thailand and the United Kingdom
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • National High School Quilt programme - AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995) (San Francisco)
    The national High School Quilt programme co-ordinator from the NAMES Project in San Francisco gives a presentation, along with a group of San Jose high school students
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • New Zealand presentation - AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995) (San Francisco)
    Warren Butler, New Zealands representative from the AIDS Memorial Quilt, makes a presentation to the conference
    Features: Warren Butler
    Links: PrideNZ.com
  • Phil Siegel - AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995) (San Francisco)
    Phil Siegel from Media Works in San Francisco gives a keynote presentation on working with the media
    Features: Phil Siegel
    Links: PrideNZ.com

Tue 10 Mar 1987

  • Television news report: media coverage of AIDS in the United Kingdom (New Zealand)
    A news report that examines over 20-hours of coverage on AIDS last week in the United Kingdom. Eyewitness news, ref F92368.
    Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Tue 10 Mar 1953

  • Activist Mani Bruce Mitchell is born (Auckland, New Zealand)
    Mani is recognised as the first out intersex person in New Zealand.
    Links: ITANZ (pdf), Wikipedia, PrideNZ.com

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